George Clinton, Anthony Bourdain, Paul Rudd, Phoebe Snow are among NJ Hall of Fame nominees

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George Clinton has been nominated for the New Jersey Hall of Fame.

Funk pioneer George Clinton, the late chef and author Anthony Bourdain, the late singer-songwriter Phoebe Snow and actors Paul Rudd, Michael B. Jordan and Nathan Lane are among the 50 nominees for the New Jersey Hall of Fame‘s Class of 2022. Public voting will take place online, here, through May 20.

Other nominees include former Gov. Christine Todd Whitman, film director Brian De Palma, former Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz, authors Janet Evanovich and John McPhee, the late composer George Theophilus Walker and the late George Shultz, who served as President Reagan’s secretary of state for more than six years in the ’80s.

George Clinton recently celebrated his 80th birthday with a guest-filled concert at NJPAC in Newark.

Bourdain died in 2018; Snow, in 2011; Walker, in 2018; and Shultz, in 2021.

The date for this year’s induction ceremony has not been announced yet.

Here are the nominees:


Margaret Bourke-White
Lonnie Bunch
Janet Evanovich
Gaetano Federici
John McPhee
Walter Dean Myers
Violet Oakley
Alfred Stieglitz
George Tice
George Theophilus Walker


Anthony Bourdain
James E. Burke
Bruce S. Gordon
Ralph Izzo
Woody Johnson
The Mars Family
Denise Morrison
Dr. Leon G. Smith
The Unanue Family
Roy Vagelos


George Clinton
Brian De Palma
Lola Falana
Chelsea Handler
Michael B. Jordan
Nathan Lane
Henry Jay Lewis
Bebe Neuwirth
Paul Rudd
Phoebe Snow


George Carteret
Dorothea Dix
Louis Freeh
Richard J. Hughes
Peter W. Rodino
Edith Savage-Jennings
George Shultz
Lucy Stone
Christine Todd Whitman
David T. Wilentz


Al Attles
Ben Borgmann
Victor Cruz
Stanley Dancer
Sid Dorfman
Lou Lamoriello
Heather O’Reilly
Amos Alonzo Stagg
Paul Tagliabue
Sonny Werblin

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